Atlantic Coast Pipeline Environmental

Secret Sellout or Pay to Play? Terry McAuliffe’s Parting Gift to Dominion Energy and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline | Blue Virginia

“in the unanticipated event that the Project fails to obtain and maintain State Approvals.” The key word there is “unanticipated.” It suggests that Dominion was not just capping its liability but rather trading $58 million for a commitment from McAuliffe that the pipeline would be approved – a commitment that rejection would be, in the […]

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Environmental Featured Stories

Will Tree Clearing for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline Begin In November?

In the weeks leading up to the FERC approval of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, several news articles were published speculating that tree clearing would begin for the pipeline as soon as mid November. The Roanoke Times first mentioned in an article published on September 28th that there was a push to begin tree clearing by […]

Environmental Southeast

WV MetroNews – Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pipelines gain federal approval

Federal regulators have approved two major natural gas pipelines that would start in West Virginia and supply the eastern seaboard.The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved both the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Mountain Valley Pipeline on Friday evening. Source: WV MetroNews – Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pipelines gain federal approval

Environmental Southeast

Duke Energy Wants to Build a $5 Billion Pipeline Through Eastern North Carolina. They’ll Have to Go Through Marvin Winstead First. | News Feature | Indy Week

“There’s no question that, if you look into it, Native American communities are disproportionately impacted,” Winstead says. “These companies are driven by greed. To me, they’re traitors to society. They’re compromising our safety, our health, and they are harming the air that you breathe.” Source: Duke Energy Wants to Build a $5 Billion Pipeline Through […]

Environmental National

House advances bill to limit president’s creation of national monuments | Cronkite News

By Isaac Windes | Cronkite News Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 WASHINGTON – A House committee gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a Republican bill that would sharply curtail the Antiquities Act, which allows presidents to order the creation of national monuments. The House Natural Resources Committee also rejected, by the same party-line vote, a Democratic measure […]

Environmental Southeast

Contrary To Original Plan, Atlantic Coast Pipeline May Extend Beyond North Carolina | WUNC

When Dominion Energy applied for approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, the publicly-unveiled plan indicated that the natural gas line would end in the middle of a field in Robeson County, North Carolina. But according to a new Associated Press report, developers are considering extending the pipeline through […]